Situation in Afghanistan discussed by EU foreign ministers

The situation in Afghanistan constituted the main topic of discussions during the informal meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of EU member-states, where Romania was represented by Minister Bogdan Aurescu, meeting that took place on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Macron: We killed him

French military forces have killed the head of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara, who was wanted for deadly attacks on US soldiers and foreign aid workers.
Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi was "neutralised by French forces", President Emmanuel Macron announced early this morning.

NLB bank has serious plans for Serbian market, says Serbian minister

Belgrade – The NLB group has serious plans for the Serbian market, said Serbia’s Finance Minister Siniša Mali after Friday’s meeting with NLB CEO Blaž Brodnjak, the Serbian Press Agency Tanjug reported.

Minister Mali noted in his post on Instagram that the Slovenia-based banking group successfully completed acquisition of Serbian Komercijalna Banka last year.

France marked Republic Day Parade with planes, tanks and 5.000 soldiers VIDEO / PHOTO

The holiday was marked with precautionary measures due to the coronavirus.
About 5.000 members of all branches of the army took part in the parade as part of the Republic Day, and the parade was followed by the President of the state Emmanuel Macron, the state leadership of France and about 25.000 citizens.

Romania updates list of countries in COVID-19 red, yellow, green areas

Romania's National Committee for Emergency Situations (CNSU) updated on Friday its list of countries or areas with high COVID-19 epidemiological risk. "The classification of the countries/areas by the cumulative rate of COVID-19 cases in order to sort the persons arriving in Romania accordingly and subject them to quarantine is hereby approved," reads CNSU Decision 39.

Foreign Ministry welcomes decision to suspend Mali from CoD Governing Council

Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu welcomes the decision to suspend the Republic of Mali from the Governing Council of the Community of Democracies (CoD) in a process initiated at the Extraordinary Meeting of the CoD Governing Council chaired by the Romanian top diplomat, in the context of Romania's holding the Presidency of the Community of Democracies.